Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories

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? Ideal for anyone approaching the subject for the first time this is the most accurate, accessible and up-to-date account available ?Following on from their acclaimed book Bad News from Israel, Greg Philo and Mike Berry present a concise guide to the

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Overview

— Ideal for anyone approaching the subject for the first time this is the most accurate, accessible and up-to-date account available —Following on from their acclaimed book Bad News from Israel, Greg Philo and Mike Berry present a concise guide to the

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745325651
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Publication date: 10/23/2006
  • Edition description: ANN
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.11 (w) x 7.79 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Philo is Professor at Glasgow University, and is a member of the Glasgow Media Group. He is the author with David Miller of Market Killing (2000) and with Mike Berry of Bad News from Israel (Pluto Press, 2004).Mike Berry is also a member of the Glasgow Media Group and is currently a researcher on an ESRC project in the University of Glasgow.

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Table of Contents

List of Maps vi

Introduction vi

Zionist Roots and the First Wave of Jewish Immigration into Palestine...1

Theodor Herzl and the Emergence of Political Zionism...3

The Second Wave of Jewish Immigration into Palestine...5

The Balfour Declaration and the British Mandate...6

American Politics and the Settlement of the Holocaust Survivors...19

The End of the Mandate...23

The United Nations Debates the Future of Palestine...24

The Unoffi cial War...28

The First Arab-Israeli War...30

Post-War Negotiations: Peace

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